Corrado Gianmaria Spreafico
Corrado Spreafico was born in Mornico al Serio, in the province of Bergamo, on 3 July 1964. His artistic formation starts in 1980 when he enrolled at the applied art school "Andrea Fantoni" of Bergamo where he graduated in 1983. He then continued with artistic studies at the Liceo Ajech of Milan where in 1984 he obtained an artistic diploma.
He therefore enrolls at the Academy of Fine Arts in Brera, Milan where in 1987 he graduated in sculpture.
His experience in the school continues and since 1999 he has been a teacher, first in Lovere and then at the Liceo Artistio "Pio Manzù" in Bergamo as well as in the school "Andrea Fantoni" who saw him student and where he was the principal of the Institute until 2017.
Below you can find more details on his artistic career:
1994: Inauguration of the "Monument to Life", a marble work (white Carrara marble), commissioned by the Municipality of Vigano San Martino (BG) and inaugurated by the President of the Italian Chamber of Deputies pro tempore.
Personal exhibition of sculpture at the Municipal Library of Vigano San Martino (BG).
Realization of "Christ in bronze" commissioned by the Bishop's Curia of Bergamo.
1995: Inauguration of the monument "La porta sul duemila", a marble work (white Carrara marble), commissioned by the ALPINI association of the Municipality of Calcinate (BG).
2002: Inauguration of the monument, a marble work (white Carrara marble), in honor of the architect Daniele Anesa, locality Posato in the Roccolo di Ganda estate (BG).
2004: From 5 June to 31 July, Participation in the X Biennial of Contemporary Art Paraxo - Andora, church of Santi Giacomo and Filippo, curated by Tommaso Trini, Jiansheng Li, Rita Matano, Giorgio Bonomi Organized by the Paraxo Contemporary Art Cultural Center of Andora.
From 20 August to 10 September, collective exhibition of Italian artists in Jingdezhen - Sanbao - China, organized by the Paraxo Contemporary Art Cultural Center of Andora.
2006: From 25 February to 05 March, Present at the "Luxury & Yachts" fair in Verona, with the Vecchiato art gallery in Padua and with the L’Archimede art gallery in Rome.
From 11 March to 13 March, Present at the Vicenza Art Fair, with the Galleria d'Arte Vecchiato in Padua.
From March 30 to April 03, Present at the "MI ART" in Milan, with the Galleria D’Arte Vecchiato in Padua.
From 20 May to 10 June Collective exhibition at the Marchina Contemporary Art Gallery in Brescia.
On May 28th collective exhibition VI Meeting of Art En Plen Air at Villa Liberty Museum in Sabbioneta.
2007: From 10 to 14 May Present at Art Bozen, with the Galleria d'Arte Vecchiato in Padua.
From 15 to 19 November Present at ArtePadova, with the Galleria D’Arte Vecchiato in Padua.
2008: March 11 Collective exhibition and with the performans "Smart" on the occasion of the inauguration of the Centro Net Padova with the Galleria D’Arte Vecchiato in Padua.
From 13 to 3 May Collective exhibition "Without rules" at the Galleria d'Arte Vecchiato in Padua.
From 3 to 7 April Present at Mi-Art, with the Galleria D’Arte Vecchiato in Padua
2009: 17 January to 7 February Group exhibition "Walking in Art" Park Hotel Riva del Garda, curated by Elsa Gipponi.
18 September Exhibition for two with Fausto Bertasa at the Jade Art Gallery contemporary art in Bergamo with the installation "Baobad".
2010: February 18, March 27 Collective exhibition "Young Gallery's Colletion" at the Galleria D’Arte Vecchiato space in via S. Marta Milan.
2011: Participation in the 54th International Art Exhibition of the Venice Biennale, "The state of the art" by Vittorio Sgarbi.